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Restraint & Seclusion

HBIPS 2 & 3 - Restraint & Seclusion

Mental health providers that value and respect an individual's autonomy, independence and safety seek to avoid the use of restrictive interventions at all times. The use of seclusion and restraint is limited to situations deemed to meet the threshold of imminent danger. When restraint and seclusion are used, such use is rigorously monitored and analyzed to prevent future use. Providers also seek to prevent violence or aggression from occurring in the treatment environment by focusing attention on prevention activities that have a growing evidence base.

HBIPS-2 - Hours of physical restraint

This measure reports the total hours patients were kept in physical restraints for every 1,000 hours of patient care.

October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013

Measure

National Rate

Butler Hospital Rate

Hours of physical restraint use

0.47 hours

0.13 hours

Our goal is to be at a rate that is at or lower than the national rate.

HBIPS-3 - Hours of seclusion

This measure reports the total hours patients were kept in seclusion for every 1,000 hours of patient care.

October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013

Measure

National Rate

Butler Hospital Rate

Hours of seclusion use

0.30 hours

0.13 hours

Our goal is to be at a rate that is at or lower than the national rate.

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